Paris Attacks

BRUSSELS | Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

BRUSSELS | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A Belgian court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police as they sought to avoid arrest in Brussels. The court handed both Abdeslam, Europe’s most wanted fugitive at the time, and Sofiane Ayari the maximum 20-year … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

BRUSSELS/February 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the November 2015 attacks on Paris, is refusing to re-appear in a trial that victims had hoped would shed light on the Islamic State network that struck again in Brussels. Abdeslam appeared on Monday, defying the court and refusing to answer any questions about … Continue reading Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

Paris attacks suspect in Brussels for trial

BRUSSELS/February 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The only surviving member of the Islamic State cell that attacked Paris in November 2015 is appearing in public for the first time since his arrest nearly two years ago. Salah Abdeslam goes on trial Monday in his hometown of Brussels for the shooting that led to his capture. Security is … Continue reading Paris attacks suspect in Brussels for trial

Prison protests threaten 1st trial linked to Paris attacks

PARIS/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Protests by French prison guards are threatening to disrupt the first trial related to the deadly Islamic State attacks on Paris in 2015. Jawad Bendaoud is scheduled to appear in a Paris court Wednesday for a much-awaited trial. He’s accused of helping two of the attackers — including the suspected ringleader — … Continue reading Prison protests threaten 1st trial linked to Paris attacks

Sting to reopen Bataclan hall 1 year after Paris attacks

PARIS (AP) — A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris’ Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis turned it into a bloodbath and killed 90 revelers with automatic weapons and explosive belts. The coordinated attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 last year that also targeted bars, restaurants … Continue reading Sting to reopen Bataclan hall 1 year after Paris attacks